News Stories

Associate Prof. Daniel Bodony
New Willett Faculty Scholar Dan Bodony is recognized for contributions to the University of Illinois.
NASA Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) Project
Assistant Prof. Soon-Jo Chung’s collaboration with NASA JPL is going strong.
Graphic from modeling of high-speed flight
Assistant Prof. Marco Panesi's work in modeling high-speed flight has earned a Young Investigator Award.
JPL announces competition.
Illinois teams are invited to compete in designing safe landings for a space vehicle on a planet in JPL's contest.
David L. Carroll
AE Visiting Prof. David L. Carroll is elected a Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE).
National Academy of Engineering logo
The NAE recognizes AE alumnus George K. Muellner for leadership in the research, design, and development of advanced air and space vehicles.
Dynamic Stall Vortex
AE Assistant Prof. Phillip Ansell will look at the unsteady flow of dynamic stall as part of his AFOSR Young Investigator Award.
H.S. Stillwell
NASA Chief Technologist David W. Miller will deliver AE's H.S. Stillwell Memorial Lecture.
AE students develop software that can help filmmakers capture difficult-to-get shots.
Kenneth R. Sivier
AE Lecturer Steve D'Urso recalls the late Prof. Kenneth R. Sivier.
HighEd websute
An AE student's startup company is aimed at helping students visualize math.
Astronaut Michael Hopkins
The Big Ten Network has recognized AE alumn and astronaut Mike Hopkins for his post-college achievements.
Joyee Zhu
Alumna Joyee Zhu gains recognition for work in GE Power & Water.
John Lambros research
AE research is counted among the International Journal of Fatigue's 20 most downloadable papers.
Silicon Valley sign
Andrew Putch competed for a three-day tour of Silicon Valley's tech community.
unmanned aerial vehicle
CSL conference brings together experts in manned and unmanned aviation.
AE graduate student Mary Nguyen working with a prosthetic hand.
Tim Bretl's group combines electromyographic control research with 3D-printing to develop an artificial hand.
Grace Gao and her group at ION GNSS+
New technology improves GPS applications to power grid cybersecurity.
Emeritus Prof. Harry H. Hilton
Alumni, faculty, staff and AE friends gathered to celebrate the Department's 70th Anniversary.
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A $1.5 million NSF grant will fund a project to build mechanical bats for construction sites.


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